What did you think of Virat Kohli when he started off? Too much attitude? A loudmouth whose accomplishments will be overshadowed by his aggression? I’m sure most of you would agree.

But now, His performances have drawn a comparison with the batting genius Sachin Tendulkar with many regarding the Delhi lad to the Sachin Tendulkar of the 90’s where the little master carried the hopes of the nation his shoulders. Virat like Sachin has become the mainstay of the Indian batting line-up, the rival teams want to dismiss Virat as early as possible, as long as he’s at the crease, anything and everything is possible.

Here are 11 quotes by people in the cricketing world that prove Virat Kohli is a future legend of the game: